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Why is a Martini Glass Shaped the Way it is?

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Martini’s have become a staple drink of Vodka lovers everywhere. Originally made with gin, many individuals now choose vodka as their alcohol driver of this delicious beverage. But why must they come in such a precarious glass? As a former server at a restaurant with a full bar, nothing was more tedious than delivering a couple Martinis to a table that felt ...

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What is a highball?

Typical Highball or Tall Glass

Ah highball, the bread and butter of mixed drinks. Not to be confused with an 8-ball (careful…), a highball is the general term used to classify an alcoholic beverage mixed with a larger portion of some non-alcoholic liquid. A highball glass is the tall glass it’s served in. The term is usually used in regards to someone ordering a scotch ...

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A Short History of Vodka

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Where did Vodka come from? The exact time in history when vodka was invented isn’t 100% certain. According to the Encyclopedia of Russian History, vodka arrived in Russia sometime in the late fourteenth century. When it became popular, drink shops, called kabaki, sprung up in the fifteenth century to distribute to the public. However, according to the Gin and Vodka Association ...

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